Two Simple And Effective Ways To Save For The Future

At Multop Financial, we believe that retirement planning was “once a luxury for a few, now a necessity for all.” Naturally, this means that you need to understand that you have to keep in mind that saving money should be one of your top priorities – which is something many people don’t really want to […]

Multop Financial Joins Forces With Clarity Capital Management

Multop Financial is pleased to announce the affiliation with Clarity Capital Management in Kent, WA. Together with our new partners and new president Matthew Bumstead, owner of Clarity Capital, we have assembled a trusted team of consummate independent financial advisors who can provide you with the resources and services essential for a stable financial future. […]

Have You Considered When To Take Your Social Security Benefits?

Deciding when to apply for your Social Security benefits is not as simple as it may seem. For the average retiree, Social Security consists of a large portion of his or her income so it’s important for you to take time and ideally consult a retirement planning advisor who will help you make more appropriate decisions […]

Four Important Retirement Planning Considerations

No matter how well you think you are prepared for the retirement milestone, you really won’t understand how much your life will change unless you experience it first hand. Nevertheless, it doesn’t hurt to listen to the advice of individuals who have been retired for some time and, of course, your trusted financial advisors who […]

Lifestyles Client Feature: Vanessa Berg

A business blooms in Alaska… Seven years ago, when Vanessa Berg’s daughter was getting ready for a September wedding, they had their hearts set on peony flowers to be the floral theme.  They soon realized that this specific flower could not be found easily during the fall since typical blooming season ends in the summer. […]

Safe Withdrawal Rates

Safe Withdrawal Rates Withdrawing the right amount of money from savings and retirement accounts is one of the most important retirement planning criteria that needs to be addressed. Take too much and you break your piggy bank. Take too little and you leave some lifestyle opportunities on the table. You need to get as close […]

Lemon Pie Bars

Lemon Pie Bars Crust: 1c butter ½ c powdered sugar 2 c flour Mix and press into lightly greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Filling: 4 beaten eggs w/ ¼ tsp salt 2 c sugar ½ c flour 4-6 Tbsp lemon juice (to taste) Mix together and pour over baked crust. Bake […]

Tax Law Highlights & Changes

There are many changes, but these are some that will apply to the majority of our clients… Income tax brackets for individual taxpayers are 10%, 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, and 37%. Old law the brackets were 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35%, and 39.6%. Standard deductions have almost doubled. 2018 it is $24,000 for married. […]

Apple Dumplings – Fall Recipe!

Fall Recipe! Apple Dumplings Thanks to Bonnie from our accounting department, we’re reminded of some supermarket shortcuts that when popped in the oven, fill the house with the fragrance of fall! A splurge with apples and an unexpected ingredient makes this fun and family-friendly recipe a real crowd pleaser! Sure, there are a few calories […]